The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 136 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.79% 9.76% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 19
Average daily rate £350 £290 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Lotus
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Local Government
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (14.29%) nginx
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Puppet

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Lotus
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp